Set in futuristic dystopias, Cyberpunk narratives focus on the alienation of human beings in societies driven, surveilled, and organized by technology. Another key element is the focus on low-lives in a high-tech world. And yes, we know the Matrix was 1999. But it hardly feels dated!
The Animatrix is a collection of several animated short films, detailing the backstory of the "Matrix" universe, and the original war between man and machines which led to the creation of the Matrix.
In a future world, young people are increasingly becoming addicted to an illegal (and potentially deadly) battle simulation game called Avalon. When Ash, a star player, hears of rumors that...
Neo and the rebel leaders estimate that they have 72 hours until 250,000 probes discover Zion and destroy it and its inhabitants. During this, Neo must decide how he can save Trinity from a dark fate in his dreams.